On December 7th, a beautiful, complete copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America sold at Sotheby's auction in London for a hammer price of 6.5 million pounds. More information about this seller Great service, well wrapped which was needed for his weighty tome. (Reno, NV, U.S.A.), About this Item: Random House Value Publishing, 1985. Original Havell engravings, Bien Color Lithograph, Octavos, and Oppenheimer Editions Prints Very happy with the prints included and the clarity of them. John James Audubon's Birds of America is a portal into the natural world.Printed between 1827 and 1838, it contains 435 life-size watercolors of North American birds … Off The Shelf Spine may show signs of wear. More information about this seller Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Seller Inventory # 4WILKM003R6D. Good. The paintings are beautiful and they show detail of birds that you really don’t get an up close view of unless you have binoculars to look at them. A copy of the world's most expensive book, John James Audubon's 19th-century masterpiece Birds of America, is set for auction later this month and is expected to sell for up to $10m … It's an interesting piece of history and an original publishing of JJ Audubon. Sold for $43,050 Among the entries on the list of the World’s Most Expensive Books at Auction are copies of The Birds of America by John James Audubon, which sold for $11.5 million … Several reasons. Paperback. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Condition: Fair. Readable copy. Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio by Roger Tory Peterson , Virginia Marie Peterson , et al. Paperback. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Condition: Fair. Dover Publications. The foreword is concise and informative. Pages are clear and foxing free. Hard Back. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Condition: Good. More information about this seller $4.99. I'm returning my copy for a refund. It was a passing remark, but it could stand as an epitaph for either man. Indeed, until Sotheby’s sale in 2013 of a copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in British America, various copies of Audubon’s Birds held the title of the most expensive book ever sold at auction. From: Dover Publications. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. In paperback format make sure you read the back cover before buying. Bowen in 1840-1844 Size is approximately 6 1/2 x 10 inches Genuine Audubon lithograph - Blue … Pages can have notes/highlighting. | Contact this seller Wonder Book Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). The book is beautiful. Readable copy. Pro Quo Books 22. Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book by Audubon, John James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. A life-long friendship was established between Audubon and Robert junior, and together they created the greatest of all bird books, arguably the highest achievement of ornithological art. Spine may show signs of wear. Birds of America Audubon Prints for Sale. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Spine may show signs of wear. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. 6. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. My jaw dropped when I opened the package and saw the book. fair copy with some general wear. People enjoy birds. One, birds still cast a spell. Condition: Very Good. Unable to add item to List. The Birds of America Volume 6 by John James audubon. Published by 10. From: Seller Inventory # 3298997939. How about this for a nice nest egg: John James Audubon’s Birds of America netted over $10 million at auction Tuesday night, making it the world’s most expensive published book.. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. | Contact this seller Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book by Audubon, John James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. During the period 1827 to 1839, Audubon produced the magnificent engravings of his images for his monumental "The Birds of America" (BOA), first with the assistance of William Lizars of Scotland who was able to engrave the first ten of the watercolor paintings (before his staff went on a strike), and then the rest of the paintings engraved by Robert Havell, Sr., and Jr., in London, England. No Jacket. Other than that, my only complaint is that despite it's assertion of accuracy in cataloging, the notorious Washington Sea Eagle is randomly in the front of the book, not listed in the index and mislabeled as plate 11 instead of 13. Seller Inventory # 00014929776. 5. From: My copy arrived with a torn dust cover but Amazon dealt with this quickly, efficiently and to my satisfaction. Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book by Audubon, John James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. 13. From: | Contact this seller The Amsterdam edition offers up all 435 images from John James Audubon’s Birds of America. On 14 June, The Birds of America will be offered in a dedicated sale, The Portland Audubon, at Christie’s in New York. Condition: GOOD. Paperback. Find Audubon Birds of America, Fifty Selections with Commentaries By Roger Tory Peterson by John James Audubon - 1000-01-01 View Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide We made holiday shopping easy: browse by interest, category, price or age in our bookseller curated gift guide. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The MacMillan Company, New York, 1950. I use it in an ornithology unit with 2nd graders. John … How about this for a nice nest egg: John James Audubon’s Birds of America netted over $10 million at auction Tuesday night, making it the world’s most expensive published book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The enormous 4 volume “Double Elephant Folio” carefully and accurately documents more than 430 species of American birds in life-size prints, making it an important work of natural history and scientific observation. Seller Inventory # G048623049XI4N00. . Over the years many authors have written entire books about the Birds of America … More information about this seller Will have to apologise and hope she doesn’t mind. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Condition: Fair. Condition: Fair. Better World Books: West Paperback. | Contact this seller The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. The Digitization of Audubon’s Birds of America In 2006, the ULS embarked upon an ambitious project to digitize Mr. Darlington's library. Beautifully illustrated. From: | Contact this seller Seller Inventory # 3179787507. Condition: Good. Wide selection in excellent condition. In the 2010 Sotheby's Auction, the Lord Hesketh 4-volume set of Audubon's The Birds of America sold for a record-breaking $11.5 million ! The Audubon book sale helped draw an overflow crowd of about 200 people, including roughly 25 auction-house employees working the phones, as well as four television crews, according to … 28. Some of the first 10 prints in the series were produced in Scotland by Lizars, and the remainder were produced in London by R. Havell and/or his son (Jr.). May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials. The Birds of America is a book by naturalist and painter John James Audubon, containing illustrations of a wide variety of birds of the United States.It was first published as a series in sections between 1827 and 1838, in Edinburgh and London. Dowd, author of a new book, Audubon’s Sparrow, tells the Audubons’ story in the time leading up to the publication of Birds of America. Bayside Books binding tight. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Great condition for a used book! It was printed by MacMillan Company in 1946 and it is a fifth edition. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. | Feb 26, 2013 4.6 out of 5 stars 144 J ohn James Audubon, whose name is synonymous with American ornithology, was born in Les Cayes, Haiti (then Saint-Domingue) in 1785, and lived in France from the ages of five to eighteen. 1st Edition Antique Lithographs from 1840 with hand coloring. From: Spine may show signs of wear. About this Item: Dover Publications. The book is beautiful. More information about this seller More information about this seller pages clean and unmarked. The paper measures 39.5″ x 26.5″ and bears the watermark of the manufacturer G. Schut & Zonen, as pictured below. Minimal wear. Paperback. National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition, National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region, Revised Edition. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Condition: VERY GOOD. Condition: Good. Condition: GOOD. Condition: Very Good. Dover Publications, 1974. About this Item: Dover Publications. (Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Random House Value Publishing, 1985. (Grand Prairie, TX, U.S.A.), About this Item: Dover Publications, 1974. Coloured pictures on thick paper, the perfect and most stunning addition for our coffee table contains. Seller 8 just received it today watermark of the Birds of America has long been one the... 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